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Lowdown: Three Monday Night Gatherings For You Cool Kids

Supposing for a sec that you didn't expend all your life force over the weekend, you could conceivably fill your eyes and ears with curiosities this Monday:

--Andrew Goff


Thollem McDonas

The Sanctuary / 8-9:30 p.m. / $15

Silver Ochre is a 47 minute series of short films ranging from 30 seconds to 4 minutes in length capturing moments in time, each with their own story, and in stark contrast one from the other. Thollem has scored these films and accompanies them live with a vintage electric piano.

822-0898 / ladyandsir@gmail.com / Web site

Geist and the Sacred Ensemble, Medicine Ball

The Siren's Song Tavern / 9 p.m.

"They use gongs, gamelans, banjo and tools like power drills, hammers and chains to add texture."

442-8778 / thesirenssongtavern@gmail.com / Web site

Teach Me Equals, RedRumsey, The Tweeners

The Jam / 9:30 p.m. / $7 / 21+

Indie for you.

822-4766 / Web site

Fall Plant ID

College of the Redwoods Community Education / 1:30-4 p.m. / $80 / 18+

476-4500 / Web site

Monday Night Football

Arcata Theatre Lounge / 4 p.m.

822-1220 / Web site

Aber Miller and Drew Mohr

Sushi Spot McKinleyville / 5-8 p.m.

Electric jazz.

839-1222 /

Quiz Night

Blondies Food and Drink / 7 p.m.

Aww, show people how smart you are when you drink. Adorable.

822-3453 / Web site

Friendship Circle Dance

Moose Lodge / 7-10 p.m. / $4

Dancing to live music featuring tunes from the 1930s, ‘40s and ‘50s.

444-3161 /

Open Mic

Shamus T Bones / 7 p.m.

Every Monday with bluesy hosts Jim Lahman Band.

407-3550 / Web site

Swing Dance Night

Redwood Raks World Dance Studio / 7-10 p.m. / $7

616-6876 / Web site

Poets on the Plaza

Plaza View Room / 8 p.m. / $1

Humboldt wordsmiths gather and read at each other.

Really Cheap Bowling

Harbor Lanes / 8 p.m.-midnight

$1.75 per game? Steeeee-rike!

Jimi Jeff Open Jam Night

Simon LeGree's Roadhouse Saloon / 8:30 p.m. / 21+

Jam in the middle of nowhere -- really as far east as you ever want to go.

Rude Lion Sound's Dancehall Mondays

Ocean Grove Lodge / 9:30 p.m. / 21+

Reggae/dancehall night. Looks like this.

677-3543 / Web site


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